cable television

noun
a system of broadcasting television programming to private subscribers by means of coaxial cable.
Also called cable TV, pay cable.
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cable television
 
n
a television service in which programmes are distributed to subscribers' televisions by cable rather than by broadcast transmission

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Cable television is a video delivery service provided by a cable operator to subscribers via a coaxial or fiber optic cable.
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